Company Announcement Date:
August 25, 2020
FDA Publish Date:
August 25, 2020
Food & Beverages
Reason for Announcement:
Potential to contain mold
Hostess Brands LLC
Hostess Brands, LLC (“Hostess Brands”) is expanding its voluntary recall of certain Hostess® Raspberry Zingers® because the product may develop mold prior to the best by date.
The expanded recall applies to the following Raspberry Zinger® products:
|Product Description:||Item UPC:||Batch:||Best By Dates:|
|Hostess Raspberry Zingers (Multi-Pack fresh)||888109110604||H062424000 H062524000 H062624000 H062724000 H070724000 H070824000 H070924000 H071024000 H071124000 H072124000 H072224000 H072324000||09/07/2020 09/08/2020 09/09/2020 09/10/2020 09/20/2020 09/21/2020 09/22/2020 09/23/2020 09/24/2020 10/04/2020 10/05/2020 10/06/2020|
|Hostess Raspberry Zingers (Multi-Pack frozen)||888109110604||H062624000 H062724000||N/A N/A|
|Hostess Raspberry Zingers (Single-Serve fresh)||888109010089||H062424000 H062624000 H070724000 H070824000 H072224000 H072324000||09/07/2020 09/09/2020 09/20/2020 09/21/2020 10/05/2020 10/06/2020|
|Hostess Raspberry Zingers (Single-Serve frozen)||888109010089||H062424000 H062524000 H062624000 H070824000 H070924000 H072124000 H072224000||N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A|
|Hostess Raspberry Zingers (Single-Serve 3 count case)||888109010089||H062424000 H062624000 H071124000 H072324000||09/07/2020 09/09/2020 09/24/2020 10/06/2020|
The following Raspberry Zinger® products were part of the original voluntary recall:
|Product||Item UPC||Batch||Best By Date|
|Hostess Raspberry Zingers (Multi-Pack fresh)||888109110604||H061224000||08/26/2020|
|Hostess Raspberry Zingers (Multi-Pack frozen)||888109110604||H061524000|
|Hostess Raspberry Zingers (Single-Serve fresh)||888109010089||H061224000||08/26/2020|
|Hostess Raspberry Zingers (Single-Serve frozen)||888109010089||H061424000|
|Hostess Raspberry Zingers (Single-Serve grocery 3 count)||888109010089||H061224000||8/26/2020|
The products were sold to mass merchandisers, grocery stores, distributors, dollar and discount stores, and convenience stores throughout the United States.
Consumers who have purchased the affected product are urged to discontinue consumption and contact the place of purchase about returning them for a full refund.
This recall does not affect any other Hostess Brands products.
Consumers with questions may contact 1-800-483-7253 Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm Central Time.
Hostess Brands, LLC
Hostess Brands, LLC is headquartered in Lenexa, Kansas and operates bakeries in Emporia, Kansas, Chicago, Illinois, Columbus, Georgia, Indianapolis, Indiana and through its Voortman Cookies Limited subsidiary, Burlington, Ontario.
For more information about Hostess products and Hostess Brands, please visit hostesscakes.com. Follow Hostess on Twitter: @Hostess_Snacks; on Facebook: facebook.com/Hostess; on Instagram: Hostess_Snacks; and on Pinterest: pinterest.com/hostesscakes.
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Company Contact Information
* We believe that none of the product being recalled were processed or offered through the national office
* We strongly encourage you to notify your agencies within one business day from receipt of this notice.
* ALL cased and uncased inventories, both at the member level and agency level, need to be checked. This product may have entered member and agency warehouses through salvage, local donations, TEFAP, local purchases, retail pickups, food drives, or other avenues.
* For additional local details, please contact the Health Department(s) for the area(s) your food bank serves.
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The national office strongly encourages all member product solicitors, operations managers, and others involved in food and grocery distribution to regularly consult resources provided by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) at http://www.fda.gov/opacom/7alerts.html, and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) at http://www.fsis.usda.gov/Fsis_Recalls/index.asp. Additionally, members can often receive information on national, state, and local recalls by contacting their local health departments.
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